The Follow tables collection acknowledged for its uniqueness and technological excellence
2 August 20194 September 2019
Mara’s patented height adjustment system recognised by the European Union’s research and innovation program
The Follow collection of height-adjustable tables equipped with an integrated mechanical height adjustment system patented by Mara has been recognised by the European Community as a unique and innovative product. The project was selected among others and received a contribution from the research and innovation program of the European Union Horizon 2020 to ensure its industrialization, which would allow the increase of employment and income in Europe.
Considered as a means for stimulating the economic growth and creating new jobs, Horizon 2020 enjoys the political support of European leaders and Members of the European Parliament. They agreed that research is an investment for our future and put it at the heart of the European Union’s project for smart and sustainable growth and jobs. The aim is to ensure that Europe produces world-class science, removing barriers to innovation and making it easier for both public and private sectors to work together to create innovation.
“We are very satisfied and proud that our latest Follow collection has been appreciated and recognized also by the European Community – comments Laura Marchina, CEO of Mara – This precious recognition confirms that the direction taken years ago by my father Luciano of continuous innovation and research, to ensure competitiveness on the market, is the winning choice”.
Follow is the world’s first collection of sit-stand tables with a mechanical system developed to improve the well-being and comfort of people in the workplace, in line with the European standard EN 527-1:2011.
Tables that combine the possibility to adjust the height of the top millimetrically, according to the ergonomics of the user, to the opportunity to work standing encouraging movement and improving well-being and productivity within the workspace.
All of this, in the Mara patent, takes place without the aid of electric motors or gas pumps and without any effort on the part of the user thanks to an innovative system of weight balancing.
The result is a versatile and functional collection, 100% recyclable, which thanks to the different models of which it is composed allows the creation and furnishing of stimulating environments, free to organize the spaces and change position at any time, in an easy, immediate and silent way, providing concrete incentives for its use.